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Centennial Awards Gala

On Saturday, April 21, over 1,100 guests attended the Centennial Awards Gala to celebrate 100 years of Girl Scouting and River Valleys’ 100 Centennial Honorees and three Honorable MENtions. It ...more Centennial Awards Gala

Girl Scouts Taylor (middle) and Ryan (right) with their mother and Girl Scout volunteer, Tammy (left).

Local Girl Scout Led Robotics Team to Regional Award

Local Girl Scout Taylor led her robotics team to the top at FIRST’s Minnesota 10,000 Lakes Regional competition. Her team, Stampede Robotics, based at Breck in Minneapolis, MN, was awarded ...more Local Girl Scout Led Robotics Team to Regional Award

ConnectZ Cookie Manager — Troop Level Needed

ConnectZ Cookie Manager — Troop Level Needed

Girl Scout ConnectZ is a new initiative to reach under-served girls by partnering with school districts and community organizations to have River Valleys’ staff and volunteers deliver  the Girl Scout ...more ConnectZ Cookie Manager — Troop Level Needed

Energy Sizzles at Annual Women of Distinction Celebration

Energy Sizzles at Annual Women of Distinction Celebration

Nearly 800 supporters and friends of Girl Scouts gathered for a high-energy tribute honoring and celebrating eight outstanding women leaders at the third annual Girl Scouts Women of Distinction luncheon ...more Energy Sizzles at Annual Women of Distinction Celebration

What Activities Are Not Approved in Safety-Wise?

What Activities Are Not Approved in Safety-Wise?

The following activities are never allowed for any Girl Scout: Potentially uncontrolled free-falling (bungee jumping, hang gliding, parachuting, parasailing and trampolining) Shooting a projectile at another person (such as paintball) ...more What Activities Are Not Approved in Safety-Wise?

Safety Training Requirements + Activity Checkpoints

Safety Training Requirements + Activity Checkpoints

Some volunteer-led activities require the leaders to complete safety training, such as First Aid or CPR. If you’re planning an activity, review the Activity Checkpoint for the activity you are ...more Safety Training Requirements + Activity Checkpoints

Why do You Value Girl Scouting?

Why do You Value Girl Scouting?

When Carrie Resch was asked what value she found in Girl Scouts, she responded, “As an alumna and now the mother of two Girl Scouts, I see great value in ...more Why do You Value Girl Scouting?

Troop 11476 Write Books and Earn Bronze Award

Troop 11476 Write Books and Earn Bronze Award

In May Junior Girl Scout Troop 11476 of Blaine, Minn., completed their Bronze Award project by illustrating and writing book sets, which the troop presented to the Kindergarten students at ...more Troop 11476 Write Books and Earn Bronze Award

Troop 51752 Works Toward Silver Award

Troop 51752 Works Toward Silver Award

My name is Lesley Young, and I am the leader of Troop 51752 (first year Cadettes) of Centennial, Minn. I thought I would share what Sydney, Emily, and Natalie are ...more Troop 51752 Works Toward Silver Award

Troop 10075 Earns Their Bronze Award

Troop 10075 Earns Their Bronze Award

Girl Scout Troop 10075, 5th graders from Chanhassen and Victoria, earned their Bronze Award this year by volunteering with Cornerstone Women’s Shelter. They coordinated a drive for pajamas and shoes ...more Troop 10075 Earns Their Bronze Award